Adele’s Apricot Almond Cookies

These cookies are great if you love apricot. They have a great crunch. They freeze well and taste great frozen ! One is not enough. So beware!

  • 1 cup lightly salted butter at room temperature
  • 1 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg yolks , 4 egg whites
  • 2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 apricot jam
  • 2 cups finely sliced almonds
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease 17×12 pan
  • mix butter with 1/2 cup of sugar till creamy
  • beat in salt and egg yolks
  • add flour -knead until smooth
  • pat into pan
  • bake 15-20 minutes till brown
  • spread with preserve
  • beat egg whites till stiff
  • fold in nuts and 1/2 cup sugar
  • spread over apricot jam
  • bake 25 minutes till brown
  • cool on rack 15 minutes
  • cut into bars while warm. Enjoy!

 

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